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Beavers To Battle Bruins Saturday In Los Angeles

Jan 29, 2021

Oregon State Game Notes

THE GAME: Oregon State (8-6, 4-4 Pac-12) will face No. 23 UCLA (12-3, 8-1 Pac-12) at 4 p.m. on Saturday at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles.
TELEVISION: The game will be televised on Pac-12 Network with Ted Robinson and Ben Braun calling the action.
RADIO: The game will air live on Beaver Sports Radio Network with Mike Parker calling the action. It can also be heard online at this link.
LIVE STATS: There will be live stats at this link.
QUICKLY: Oregon State leads the Pac-12 and is 22nd in the nation in fewest turnovers per game (10.8) ... The Beavers have a +6.9 rebounding margin in the eight wins; a -7.8 rebounding margin in the six losses ... Ethan Thompson is averaging 19.5 points, while going 16-for-18 from the free throw line, over the last two games ... Warith Alatishe is second in the Pac-12 in rebounding (8.14) and fourth in blocked shots (1.79) ... Jarod Lucas leads the Pac-12 and is sixth in the nation in free throw percentage at 94.7%; the Oregon State single-season record is 89.2% by Chris Stephens in 2005-06 ... Lucas has gone 13-for-23 from beyond the arc the last four games ... Dearon Tucker is shooting 62.5% (10-for-16) from the field and 85.7% (6-for-7) from the free throw line in five games as a starter ... Gianni Hunt (sixth, 2.50) and Zach Reichle (eighth, 2.43) are both in the top 10 in the Pac-12 in assist/turnover ratio ... Hunt has dished out a team-high 19 assists over the last five games ... Oregon State's win at No. 21 Oregon was its first true road victory over a Top 25 team since Jan. 5, 1985 (52-45 over No. 15 Washington).
vs. UCLA: Oregon State and UCLA are meeting for the 136th time with the Bruins leading the series 98-39, including a 55-8 record in games played in Los Angeles.
The Beavers snapped an 11-game losing streak to the Bruins at Pauley Pavilion five years ago with an 86-82 victory on March 5, 2016. Oregon State's other road wins in the series came in 1924, 1958, 1981, 1984, 1986, 1988 and 2003.
UCLA won the only meeting between the teams last season, 62-58, on Jan. 23 at Gill Coliseum. Tres Tinkle led the Beavers with 17 points and eight rebounds. Ethan Thompson finished with 14 points and Zach Reichle chipped in 12. Chris Smith scored a team-high 15 points and Jaime Jaquez Jr. added 14 for the Bruins.
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